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New Allegations in Britain’s Phone-Hacking Scandal

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Media coverage of Britain’s phone-hacking scandal is reaching a frenzied level. News reports allege Queen Elizabeth and former prime minister Gordon Brown were targeted by media companies owned by Rupert Murdoch. British news reports Monday said police officers betrayed members of the royal family to the News of The World tabloid, and Brown had his […]

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Murdoch in London to Face Growing Media Scandal

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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Media baron Rupert Murdoch is in London to face a burgeoning telephone hacking scandal that forced the closure of his News Corporation’s flagship tabloid, the News of the World. The 80-year-old Murdoch arrived at his London offices Sunday with a copy of the 168-year-old newspaper’s last edition in hand. Past and recent officials at the […]

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Murdoch to Fly to London to Tackle Phone-Hacking Crisis

Posted July 9th, 2011 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is expected to fly to London to tackle a phone-hacking crisis engulfing his British newspaper empire. Murdoch is expected to arrive Sunday as the last issue of his News of the World tabloid hits the stands. The 168-year-old newspaper is at the heart of the allegations that its reporters eavesdropped on […]

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Murdoch Heads to London as News of the World Sets to Close

Posted July 9th, 2011 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Media baron Rupert Murdoch is headed to London to oversee his empire’s response to the phone hacking scandal in Britain as journalists prepared the final edition of his best selling News of the World tabloid. The News Corporation executive was set to arrive in Britain on Sunday, just as the last edition of his sensationalist […]

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Former Aide to British Prime Minister Arrested in Hacking Scandal

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 8:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The former communications chief to British Prime Minister David Cameron, along with a former editor, were arrested Friday as part of an investigation into alleged telephone hacking involving the News of the World tabloid. Former Cameron spokesman Andy Coulson – who once worked as an editor at the paper – was detained for suspected corruption […]

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British Police Arrest PM’s Former Aide, Ex-Editor in Tabloid Scandal

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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British police have arrested Prime Minister David Cameron’s former communications chief and a former editor as part of an investigation into alleged widespread phone hacking by the News of the World tabloid. London’s police department said it detained the former Cameron media advisor, Andy Coulson, on Friday for suspected corruption and conspiring to intercept communications. […]

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British Police Arrest PM’s Former Aide, Ex-Royals Editor in Tabloid Scandal

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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British police have arrested Prime Minister David Cameron’s former communications chief and a former royals editor as part of an investigation into alleged widespread phone hacking by the News of the World tabloid. London’s police department said it detained the former Cameron media advisor, Andy Coulson, on Friday for suspected corruption and conspiring to intercept […]

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British PM’s Former Aide Arrested in Hacking Scandal

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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British police say the prime minister’s former communications chief has been arrested by detectives investigating corruption allegations of telephone hacking at the News of the World tabloid. Andy Coulson, the former editor the News of the World, was arrested Friday. Earlier Friday, British Prime Minister David Cameron called for a full public inquiry into the […]

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Cameron Calls for Two Public Hacking Inquiries

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s prime minister has called for a full public inquiry, led by a judge, into the telephone hacking scandal at the British tabloid News of the World. David Cameron on Friday described the hacking scandal as “disgusting,” “disgraceful,” and despicable.” The prime minister said a second inquiry will be established to look at the “culture […]

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Tabloid Behind Phone-Hacking Scandal to Shut Down

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The News International company says it is shutting down the British tabloid newspaper News of the World, following a widespread phone-hacking scandal in which victims range from celebrities to murder victims. Thursday’s announcement came from James Murdoch, who heads the newspaper’s European operations. He said the 168-year-old newspaper will publish its final edition on Sunday. […]

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